[Python-Dev] Stupid Python Tricks, Volume 38 Number 1
Sat, 20 Jan 2001 01:30:42 -0500
I had a huge string and wanted to put a double-quote on each end. The
'"' + huge + '"'
does the job, but is inefficent <snort>. Then this transparent variation
sprang unbidden from my hoary brow:
*That* should put to rest the argument over whether .join() is more properly
a method of the separator or the sequence -- '""'.join(huge) instead would
look plain silly <wink>.
not-entirely-sure-i'm-channeling-on-this-one-ly y'rs - tim